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Manja Stephan (Soprano)

Born: Zwickau, Saxony, Germany

The German soprano, Manja Stephan, received since early childhood musical training in In her hometown of Zwickau with the the Schwanenschloss Kinder- und Jugendchor and at the Robert Schumann Konservatorium of the city of Zwickau. Here she took lessons in violin and piano, and singing with Kerstin Wünsch. She later studied music education and history for teaching in secondary schools at the University of Leipzig, graduating in the summer of 2003 with successful 1st State exam. Since October 2003, she studied singing at the Hochschule für Künste in Bremen. Here she studied with Professor Harry van der Kamp in the Department of Early Music and Susanne Schlegel in the Classical Singing Department.

Manja Stephan’s regular ensemble and choir activities, and solo work includes assisting with Cantus Thuringia Weimar under the direction of Professor Bernhard Klapprott, participation in Vokalensemble Köln under Max Ciolek, and the Thomasius Consort Leipzig.

Source: Klosterkirchengemeinde Website (December 2004), English translation by Aryeh Oron (June 2010)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2010)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Wolfgang Helbich

Alto

BWV 150, BWV 237, BWV 239, BWV 240, BWV 248, BWV Anh 24, BWV Anh 30, BWV Anh 167

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Manja Stephan, Sopran (Official Website) [German, empty)

Klosterkirchengemeinde: Konzert 19.12.04 [German]

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